Australian MP derides "Milk Sucks" campaign
An ongoing dispute over just how sweet and wholesome milk really
is, could be about to get political, if Australia's shadow
agricultural minister gets his way.
Canadian hemp milk looks to nourish US dairy alternative market
Canadian hemp manufacturer Manitoba Harvest is counting on its new
hemp milk to bring further consumer awareness to the health
benefits of a seed often associated with marijuana.
US organic milk boom drives innovation
Greater supply of organic milk in the US is encouraging product
innovation, according to Organic Monitor, while the opposite is
true in Europe, where shortages are still pinching.
Stored goat's milk can make the grade, says study
Goat milk stored under refrigerated and sanitary conditions meets
grade A standards for up to five days, according to a recent
Cows can make skimmed milk, say scientists
Cows could be bred to produce only skimmed milk within the next
five years, researchers have said, offering a new way of meeting
consumer demand for lower fat dairy.
Dairy Crest to shut milk facility
More consolidation is looming in UK dairy, after Dairy Crest said
it may close its milk bottling and production factory in
Trial supports milk bottle recycling
Recycled plastic milk bottles perform identically to those made
from virgin resin and could reduce packaging waste sent
to landfill sites, according to a
UK government-funded trial.
Milk bottle trial finds recycling best practice
A best practice for recycling plastic milk bottles
- found to perform identically to those made from virgin resin
- could reduce packaging waste sent to landfill sites,
according to a government-funded recycling agency trial.
Farm milk may reduce asthma and allergy
Regular consumption of unpasteurised farm milk may offer protection
from range of allergies, but the researchers cautioned against
drinking raw milk until more research is carried out.
Celebrities join milk health push
A group of UK celebrities led by the footballer Wayne Rooney's
fiancée have linked up with dairy firms to promote the health
benefits of milk among teenage girls.
DSM unveils novel antibiotics test for milk
A 'next generation' antibiotics test for milk, capable of saving
dairy firms and labs time and money, will be launched by Dutch firm
DSM this week.
Milk prices debate keeps dairy in the spotlight
Public debates over farmgate milk prices will take place across
Britain over the next couple of weeks, as producers and campaign
groups look to maintain pressure on retailers and processors.
Arla milks Chinese potential with new plant
Danish group Arla Foods has started construction of a new
powdered milk production plant, to expand its presence in the
China's dairy sector.
Nestle offloads dairy plant to milk core brands
Food Giant Nestlé has sold off one of its Vietnamese dairy plants
to local group Anco Foods, as it looks to shift focus in the region
to the production of its core brands.
Arla joins rush to raise milk price
As Tesco again displayed its power in the UK food chain with
another profits rise, dairy group Arla Foods joined a growing list
of processors to raise farmgate milk prices.